- Residents attend 12 step meetings regularly, work with a sponsor, complete the 12 steps and fulfill a service commitment.
- Experience shows that active 12 step recovery participation and understanding helps sustain recovery post formal treatment.
- Residents develop a strong recovery foundation they later draw upon post treatment.
- Through 12 step meetings, residents learn they are not alone or unique in their struggle and that understanding and peer support is available once they learn to ask for and accept help.
- The Blueprint for Recovery program incorporates and reinforces 12 step principles and practices and provides a supportive environment for those seeking sobriety.
- Residents will examine, interpret, and share their experience relating to various recovery related text books.
- Residents will participate in local 12 step events like BBQs, dances, round-ups, and conferences.
- Inexperience, fear, insecurity, and lack of motivation are often driving forces that prevent many from realizing success, potential and self worth.
- A hallmark of our program is the work ethic program through which residents begin to learn basic vocational skills and acquire experience, confidence and self esteem/satisfaction.
- Intrinsic life lessons include teamwork, discipline, time management, problem solving, communication skills, organization skills, how to both give and receive direction.
- The centerpiece of Blueprint’s vocational program is the campus and property itself which like are residents, has limitless potential in need of proper finishing and polish!
- Residents learn elements of landscaping, gardening, painting, basic home maintenance/construction and carpentry.
- We routinely update our web site with Follow our progress before and after photos with narrative written by residents themselves.
- Our Residents attend individual therapy with an outside therapist in the community.
- Though therapy, many first learn to identify, Clarify, and express their feelings a prerequisite for developing coping skills and emotional regulation.
- Being a responsible, self-sufficient adult requires a strong foundation in life skills. Toward this goal, residents start with the basics from their first day in the program and leave with the following abilities:
- Menu/Meal Planning
- Grocery Shopping
- Time Management
- Personal Hygiene
- Communication Skills
- Functioning As A Team
- Residents will be exposed to and come to appreciate local nature and natural beauty though hiking, camping, swimming, backpacking, and rafting expeditions.
- These events teach residents teamwork, real time problem-solving, responsibility, peer accountability, and reinforce recovery principles.
- Adventure and time in nature gives residents the opportunity to confront negative belief systems in regard to their capabilities and emotional/behavioral patterns.
- Residents develop a sense of courage, self-discipline, respect, personal awareness, honesty, work- ethic, service, trust; and very importantly, they learn that fun and laughter are integral parts of recovery.
- Circle is a dedicated hour for the entire community (staff; residents and family workshop guests) to discuss the health and welfare of the community, as well as individuals. The format includes:
- Announcements – Schedule or service assignment changes, birthdays, clean-time anniversaries.
- Confessions – Encourages residents to clear their consciences and to get positive feedback from their peers and staff on how to change a certain behavior or action. Since we are only as sick as our secrets, this time promotes honestly and integrity.
- Confrontations – By expressing their feelings about wrongs committed by others, residents learn to properly and respectfully articulate concerns and views with the community. He learns both respect for others and responsibility/accountability.
- Concerns – Residents express concerns for actions or behaviors that have the potential to escalate and cause problems. These wake-up calls often bring issues or concerns to the surface, where residents might not have realized or been willing to address them. Circle both develops and maintains group trust.
- Questions – Circle provides time to get resolution on any topic or concern as needed.
Please call us today at (888) 744-9969 to let us know how Blueprints for Recovery can help.